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SU2C-DCS Translational Research Team 2 | HPV Dream Team | Pancreatic Cancer Dream Team 2 | Pediatric Cancer Dream Team | Immunology Dream Team | Prostate Cancer Dream Team 2 | Prostate Cancer Dream Team | Melanoma Dream Team | PI3K Dream Team | Pancreatic Cancer Dream Team | CTC-Chip Dream Team | Epigenetic Dream Team | Breast Cancer Dream Team


SU2C-DCS Translational Research Team 2

Dream Team Leader
Hans Clevers, MD, PhD
Professor, Hubrecht Institute of Developmental Biology and Stem Cell Research

Dream Team Co-Leader
Johannes Bos, PhD
Professor of Molecular Cancer Research, Center for Molecular Medicine
University Medical Center Utrecht

Principal
Michael Stratton, M.D.
Director, Wellcome Trust Sanger Insititute

Principal
Lodewyk Wessels, PhD
Group Leader, Bioinformatics and Statistics
The Netherlands Cancer Institute

Investigator
Edwin Cuppen, PhD
Professor of Genome Biology, Center for Molecular Medicine
University Medical Center Utrecht

Investigator
Inne Borel-Rinkes, MD, PhD
Surgical Oncologist, Department of Surgery
University Medical Center Utrecht

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SU2C-FFF HPV Translational Research Team

Dream Team Leader
Ellis L. Reinherz
Professor of Medicine, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Dream Team Co-Leader
Robert Haddad
Associate Professor of Medicine, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Immune Pathology/Cervical Sample Bank
Connie Trimble
Associate Professor of Pathology, Johns Hopkins University
Pathology

Clinical Trial/Head and Neck Tissue Bank
Jochen Lorch
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Head and Neck Biomarkers/Translational Lab
Peter Hammerman
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Cervical Cancer Trialist
Ursula Matulonis
Associate Professor of Medicine, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Cervical Cancer Trialist/Cervical Tissue Bank
Alexi Wright
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Anal Cancer Trialist/Anal Tissue Bank
Harvey Mamom
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Discovery/Molecular Immunology
Derin Keskin
Instructor in Medicine, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

HLA Discovery/MS/Ion Physics
Bruce Reinhold
Principal, Associate of Medicine, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Non-Funded Collaborator
Steven Rosenberg
Chief of Surgery, National Cancer Institute

Non-Funded Collaborator
Christian Hinrichs
Assistant Clinical Investigator, National Cancer Institute

Administrator
Joanie Lindstrom
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Advisor
Matt Lang
Professor of Chemistry and Biomolecular Engineering
Vanderbilt University

Advisor
Marc Mansour
COO, Immunovaccine

Advisor
Karl Munger
Professor of Medicine, Brigham & Women’s Hospital

Advisor
David O’Connor
Professor of Pathology, University of Wisconsin

Advisor
Vladimir Brusic
Bionformatics Director, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

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Pancreatic Cancer Dream Team 2

Dream Team Leader
Elizabeth M. Jaffee, M.D.
Co-director of the Gastrointestinal Cancers Program, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
Johns Hopkins University

Dream Team Co-Leader
Robert H. Vonderheide, M.D.
Associate Director for Translational Research, Abramson Cancer Center
University of Pennsylvania

Principal
Margaret A. Tempero, M.D.
University of California, San Francisco

Principal
Lisa M. Coussens, Ph.D.
Oregon Health & Science University

Principal
David C. Linehan, M.D.
Washington University in St. Louis

Principal
Dafna Bar-Sagi, Ph.D.
New York University Langone Medical Center

Principal
Irving L. Weissman, M.D.
Stanford University

Principal
Douglas T. Fearon, M.D.
University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Principal
Steven D. Leach, M.D.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Advocate
Stuart Rickerson, Patient Advocate
University of California, San Francisco

Advocate
Richard Vague
Board Member and Managing Partner, U. of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Managing Partner, Gabriel Investments

Advocate
Betty Booher, Pancreatic Cancer Advocate

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Pediatric Cancer Dream Team

Dream Team Leader
John M. Maris, M.D.
Giulio D’Angio Endowed Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Center for Childhood Cancer Research
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Dream Team Co-Leader
Crystal L. Mackall, M.D.
Chief, Pediatric Oncology Branch
National Cancer Institute

Dream Team Principal
Poul H.B. Sorensen, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Pathology
BC Cancer Agency

Dream Team Principal
Michael D. Taylor, M.D.
Clinician Scientist
The Hospital for Sick Children

Dream Team Principal
Paul Sondel, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Head, Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation
University of Wisconsin, Madison
American Family Children’s Hospital

Dream Team Principal
Donald W. Parsons, M.D.
Director, Center for Personal Cancer Genomics and Therapeutics
Texas Children’s Cancer Center
Baylor College of Medicine

Dream Team Principal
Michael C. Jensen, M.D.
Director, Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research
Seattle Children’s Research Institute

Investigator
Stephan A. Grupp, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Pediatrics
Director of Translational Research, Center for Childhood Cancer Research
University of Pennsylvania
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Investigator
Tom Curran, Ph.D., FRS
Professor of Pathology
Director of Basic Research, Center for Childhood Cancer Research
University of Pennsylvania
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Investigator
Craig H. Bassing, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pathology, Center for Childhood Cancer Research
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Investigator
Michael D. Hogarty, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pennsylvania
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Investigator
Andrei Thomas-Tikhonenko, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pathology
Chief, Division of Cancer Pathobiology, Center for Childhood Cancer Research
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Investigator
Richard Aplenc, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pennsylvania
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Investigator
Susan R. Rheingold, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pennsylvania
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Investigator
Kim E. Nichols, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pennsylvania
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Investigator
Kristina A. Cole, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pennsylvania
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Investigator
Edward F. Attiyeh, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pennsylvania
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Investigator
Carolyn A. Felix, M.D.
Joshua Kahan Endowed Professor of Pediatric Leukemia
University of Pennsylvania
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Investigator
Dimiter Dimitrov, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator
Head, Protein Interaction Group, Center for Cancer Research Nanobiology Program
National Cancer Institute

Investigator
Javed Khan, M.D.
Senior Investigator
Head, Immunogenomics Section
Pediatric Oncology Branch
National Cancer Institute

Investigator
Rimas J. Orentas, Ph.D.
Associate Scientist, Immunology Section
Pediatric Oncology Branch
National Cancer Institute

Investigator
Robert Holt, Ph.D.
Professor of Molecular Biology
Head of Sequencing, Genomics Science Centre
BC Cancer Agency

Investigator
Marco A. Marra, Ph.D.
Professor and Canada Research Chair, Genome Sciences
Director, Genome Sciences Centre
BC Cancer Agency

Investigator
Inanc Birol, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medical Genetics
BC Cancer Agency

Investigator
Nabil Ahmed, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Texas Children’s Cancer Center
Baylor College of Medicine

Investigator
Malcolm K. Brenner, M.D.,Ph.D.
Director, Center for Cell and Gene Therapy
Texas Children’s Cancer Center
Baylor College of Medicine

Investigator
Ching C. Lau, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Cancer Genomics Program
Texas Children’s Cancer Center
Baylor College of Medicine

Investigator
Tsz-Kwong (Chris) Man, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Texas Children’s Cancer Center
Baylor College of Medicine

Investigator
Xiao-Nan Li, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Texas Children’s Cancer Center
Baylor College of Medicine

Investigator
David A. Wheeler, Ph.D.
Director of Cancer Genomics and Medical Informatics
Baylor College of Medicine, Human Genome Sequencing Center

Investigator
Dolores Lopez-Terrada, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pathology and Pediatrics
Director, Molecular Oncology Laboratory
Baylor College of Medicine
Texas Children’s Cancer Center

Investigator
Matthew Baker, Ph.D.
Instructor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Baylor College of Medicine

Investigator
Kenneth B. DeSantes, M.D.
Associate Professor
Clinical and BMT Director, Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and BMT
University of Wisconsin, Madison
American Family Children’s Hospital

Investigator
Jacquelyn A. Hank, Ph.D.
Research Professor, Dept. of Human Oncology
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Investigator
Alexander Rakhmilevich, M.D., Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, Dept. of Human Oncology
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Young Investigator
Sharon J. Diskin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pennsylvania
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Young Investigator
David M. Barrett, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pennsylvania
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Young Investigator
Erica L. Carpenter, Ph.D.
Research Associate
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Young Investigator
Yimei Li, Ph.D.
Biostatistician, Center for Childhood Cancer Research
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Young Investigator
Adam C. Resnick, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
University of Pennsylvania
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Young Investigator
Alix E. Seif, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pennsylvania
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Young Investigator
Sarah K. Tasian, M.D.
Instructor, Division of Oncology
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Young Investigator
Patrick M.P. Viatour, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology
University of Pennsylvania
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Young Investigator
Daniel Trey Lee, M.D.
Clinical Fellow, Pediatric Oncology
National Cancer Institute

Young Investigator
Mads Daugaard, Ph.D.
Research Associate
BC Cancer Agency

Young Investigator
Ricardo Flores, M.D.
Instructor, Department of Pediatrics
Texas Children’s Cancer Center
Baylor College of Medicine

Young Investigator
Angshumoy Roy, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Pediatrics
Texas Children’s Cancer Center
Baylor College of Medicine

Young Investigator
Meenakshi Hedge, M.D.
Instructor, Department of Pediatrics
Texas Children’s Cancer Center
Baylor College of Medicine

Young Investigator
Courtney A. Crane, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
Seattle Children’s Research Institute

Young Investigator
Rebecca A. Gardner, M.D.
Hematologist/Oncologist
Seattle Children’s Research Institute

Young Investigator
Christian M. Capitini, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
University of Wisconsin, Madison
American Family Children’s Hospital

Young Investigator
Mario Otto, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
University of Wisconsin, Madison
American Family Children’s Hospital

Advocate
Kelly Cotter, J.D.
Patient Advocate & Childhood Cancer Survivor

Advocate
Jay Scott
Co-Founder, Co-Executive Director
Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

Advocate
Liz Scott
Co-Founder, Co-Executive Director
Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

Advocate
Patrick Sullivan
President
Team Finn Foundation

Advocate
Lisa Tichenor
Founder
What Would Wille Want Foundation

Advocate
Mac Tichenor
Founder, Executive Director
What Would Wille Want Foundation

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Immunology Dream Team

Dream Team Leader
James P. Allison, Ph.D.
Chairman
Department of Immunology
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Dream Team Leader
Antoni Ribas, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine, Surgery, and Molecular and Medical Pharmacology
University of California Los Angeles

Dream Team Co-Leader
Drew M. Pardoll, M.D., Ph.D.
Director of Division of Immunology and Professor
Departments of Oncology, Medicine, Pathology and Molecular Biology and Genetics John’s Hopkins University

Dream Team Co-Leader
Cassian Yee, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
University of Washington

Dream Team Principal
David Baltimore, Ph.D.
California Institute of Technology

Dream Team Principal
Glenn Dranoff, M.D.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Dream Team Principal
Philip D. Greenberg, M.D.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Dream Team Principal
Michel Sadelain, M.D., Ph.D.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center,

Dream Team Principal
Ton Schumacher, Ph.D.
Netherlands Cancer Institute

Dream Team Principal
Jedd D. Wolchok, M.D., Ph.D.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Dream Team Advocate
Robert E. Behrens
REB Investments Inc.

Dream Team Advocate
Debra Black
Melanoma Research Alliance

Dream Team Advocate
Roy Doumani
cancer survivor

Dream Team Advocate
Valerie Guild
Aim at Melanoma

Dream Team Advocate
Jonathan W. Simons, M.D.
Prostate Cancer Foundation

Dream Team Advocate
Mary Elizabeth Williams
Salon.com

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Prostate Cancer Dream Team 2

Dream Team Leader
Eric J. Small, M.D.
Clinical Professor, Medicine and Urology
UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center

Dream Team Co-Leader
Owen N. Witte, M.D.
Director, Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research
UCLA

Dream Team Principal
Tomasz M. Beer, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University

Dream Team Principal
Joshua M. Stuart, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, UCSC

Dream Team Principal
Martin E. Gleave, M.D.
Distinguished Professor, Department of Urological Sciences
University of British Columbia

Dream Team Principal
Hsing-Jien Kung, Ph.D.
Deputy Director, UC Davis Comp. Cancer Ctr.
UCDMC

Investigator
Joshi J. Alumkal, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Hematology/Oncology
Oregon Health & Science University

Investigator
Allan Balmain, Ph.D.
Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Investigator
Robert H. Blelloch, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, UCSF

Investigator
Ralph Buttyan, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, Ordway Research Institute

Investigator
Artem Cherkasov, Ph.D., Sc.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Urologic Sciences
University of British Columbia

Investigator
Kim N. Chi, M.D.
Associate Professor, BC Cancer Foundation
Division of Medican Oncology

Investigator
Colin Collins, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Urologic Sciences
University of British Columbia
Senior Research Scientist and Co-Director, Microarray Facility, Vancouver Prostate Centre

Investigator
Michael E. Cox, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Vancouver Prostate Center
University of British Columbia

Investigator
Phillip G. Febbo, M.D.
Associate Professor in Residence, Department of Medicine
UCSF

Investigator
Theodore C. Goldstein, Ph.D.
Research Associate
University of California, Santa Cruz

Investigator
Emma S. Guns, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Urologic Sciences
University of British Columbia, Vancouver Prostate Centre

Investigator
Jiaoti Huang, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Pathology
UCLA Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Investigator
Michael Jung, Ph.D.
Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry
UCLA

Investigator
James D. Marks, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Anesthesia
UCSF

Investigator
Christopher J. Ong, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Surgery
University of British Columbia, Jack Bell Research Center

Investigator
Pamela L. Paris
Associate Adjunct Professor, Department of Urology
UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center

Investigator
Robert E. Reiter, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Urology
UCLA

Investigator
Paul S. Rennie, Ph.D.
Director, Laboratory Research
Vancouver General Hospital, Prostate Center

Investigator
Matthew B. Rettig, M.D.
Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Investigator
Davide Ruggero, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Urology
UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center

Investigator
Charles J. Ryan, M.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Urology
UCSF

Investigator
Kevan Shokat, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Cellular & Molecular Pharmacology
UCSF

Investigator
George V. Thomas, M.D.
Associate Professor, Oregon Health & Science University
Knight Cancer Institute

Investigator
Yuzhuo Wang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Urologic Sciences
University of British Columbia

Investigator
Anna M. Wu, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Medicine & Molecular Pharmacology
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Investigator
Hong Wu, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine & Molecular David Geffen School of Medicine
UCLA

Investigator
Amina Zoubeidi, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator, Prostate Center, Vancouver General Hospital

Advocate
Art Kern
Founder and Former Chairman and CEO, American Media Inc.
Board Member, Yahoo! Inc.

Advocate
Roy Doumani
Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine
Executive Director, UCLA Business of Science Center

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Prostate Cancer Dream Team

Dream Team Leader
Arul M. Chinnaiyan, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Pathology and Urology
University of Michigan

Dream Team Co-Leader
Charles L. Sawyers, M.D.
Director, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Dream Team Principal
Philip W. Kantoff, M.D.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Dream Team Principal
Levi A. Garraway, M.D., Ph.D.
Broad Institute

Dream Team Principal
Peter S. Nelson, M.D.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
University of Washington

Dream Team Principal
Johann S. de Bono, M.D.
Institute for Cancer Research
Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Dream Team Principal
Mark A. Rubin, M.D.
Weill Medical College of
Cornell University

Dream Team Advocate
Doug Pergament
University of Michigan

Dream Team Advocate
James Kiefert
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Dream Team Advocate
Stan Klein
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Dream Team Advocate
Thomas Farrington
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Broad Institute

Dream Team Advocate
Ian Liston
Institute for Cancer Research
Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Dream Team Advocate
Grant Gregory
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

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Melanoma Dream Team

Dream Team Leader
Jeffrey M. Trent, Ph.D.
President, Research Director
Translational Genomic Research Institute (TGen)

Dream Team Co-Leader
Patricia LoRusso, D.O.
Director
Eisenberg Center for Experimental Therapeutics

Dream Team Principal
Svetomir Markovic, M.D., Ph.D.
Mayo Clinic – Rochester, MN

Dream Team Principal
Brian J. Nickoloff, M.D., Ph.D.
Michigan State University

Dream Team Principal
Nicholas J. Schork, Ph.D.
Scripps Research Institute

Dream Team Principal
Aleksandar Sekulic, M.D., Ph.D.
Mayo Clinic – Scottsdale, AZ

Dream Team Principal
Jeffrey A. Sosman, M.D.
Vanderbilt University

Dream Team Principal
Kristiina Vuori, M.D., Ph.D.
Sanford Burnham

Dream Team Principal
Craig P. Webb, Ph.D.
Van Andel Research Institute (VARI)

Dream Team Director
Amol Tembe, Ph.D.
Translational Genomic Research Institute (TGen)

Dream Team Advocate
Jane Perlmutter

Dream Team Advocate
Mark Gorman

Dream Team Advocate
Derrick Hall

Dream Team Advocate
Cornelius Alexander McGillicuddy, III

Investigator
Michael Bittner, Ph.D.
Translational Genomic Research Institute (TGen)

Investigator
John Carpten, Ph.D.
Translational Genomic Research Institute (TGen)

Investigator
David Craig, Ph.D.
Translational Genomic Research Institute (TGen)

Investigator
Matt Huentelman, Ph.D.
Translational Genomic Research Institute (TGen)

Investigator
Ali Torkamani, Ph.D. Scripps Research Institute

Investigator
Jeff Keifer, Ph.D.
Translational Genomic Research Institute (TGen)

Research Assistant
Scott Boerner, M.D.
Karmanos Cancer Institute (KCI)

Research Physician Assistant
Mary Josephine Pilat, Ph.D.
Karmanos Cancer Institute (KCI)

Research Scientist
David Monsma, Ph.D.
Van Andel Research Institute (VARI)

Research Scientist and Computational Biologist
Vikas Bansal, Ph.D.
Scripps Research Institute

Research Associate
Victoria Zismann, M.D.
Translational Genomic Research Institute (TGen)

Research Associate
Ashley Siniard
Translational Genomic Research Institute (TGen)

Research Associate
Nicole Hackett
Translational Genomic Research Institute (TGen)

Bioinformatics Scientist
David Cherba, Ph.D.
Van Andel Research Institute (VARI)

Bioinformatician
Jason Corneveaux
Translational Genomic Research Institute (TGen)

Post Doc
Darren Finlay, Ph.D.
Sanford Burnham

Post Doc
Ming Zhao, Ph.D.
Sanford Burnham

Senior Lab Tech
Emily Eugster, M.S.
Van Andel Research Institute (VARI)

Lab Animal Tech III
Dawna Dylewski, B.S.
Van Andel Research Institute (VARI)

Members
Neal Rosen, M.D., Ph.D.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC)

Members
Gary K. Schwartz, M.D.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC)

Members
David B. Solit, M.D.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC)

Genomics Advisory Committee
Bert Vogelstein, M.D., HHMI
Johns Hopkins University

Genomics Advisory Committee
Paul Meltzer, M.D., Ph.D.
National Cancer Institute

Genomics Advisory Committee
Nicholas Hayward, Ph.D.
Queensland Institute for Medical Research

Genomics Advisory Committee
Nicholas Hayward, Ph.D.
Queensland Institute for Medical Research

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PI3K Dream Team

Dream Team Leader
Lewis C. Cantley, Ph.D.
Director, Cancer Center
Weill Cornell Medical College and New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Dream Team Co-Leader
Gordon B. Mills, M.D., Ph.D.
Chairman, Department of Systems Biology
Department of Molecular Therapeutics
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Dream Team Principal
Carlos L. Arteaga, M.D.
Professor of Medicine and Cancer Biology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Dream Team Principal
José Baselga Torres, M.D.
Director, Division of Medical Oncology
Vall D’Hebron Institut of Oncology
Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron

Dream Team Principal
Ramon E. Parsons, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
Institute for Cancer Genetics
Columbia University Medical Center

Dream Team Principal
Thomas M. Roberts, Ph.D.
Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
Department of Cancer Biology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Dream Team Advocate
Piru Cantarell, J.D.
Patient Advocate
Director General
Fundación Privada de Estudios Oncológicos

Dream Team Advocate
Ruth G. Fax
Patient Advocate

Dream Team Advocate
Elizabeth S. Frank, M.Ed.
Patient Advocate

Dream Team Advocate
Judity Hirshfield-Bartek, M.S.N
Patient Advocate

Dream Team Advocate
Patricia Lee, M.L.S.
Assistant Director
Eskind Biomedical Library

Dream Team Advocate
Don Listwin
Founder
Canary Foundation

Dream Team Advocate
Jane Perlmutter, Ph.D.
Founder
Gemini Group

Dream Team Advocate
Janet G. Price
Vice President of Research
Manhasset Women’s Coalition Against Breast Cancer

Dream Team Advocate
Sara W. Weiss
Patient Advocate

Investigator
Carol A. Aghajanian, M.D.
Chief Gynecologic Medical Oncology Service
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Investigator
Donald A. Berry, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Biostatistics
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Investigator
Russell R. Broaddus, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pathology
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Investigator
Robert L. Coleman, M.D.
Professor, Department of Gynecologic Oncology
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Investigator
J. Dirk Iglehart, M.D.
Director, Breast Cancer Program, Harvard Cancer Center
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Investigator
David M. Livingston, M.D.
Emil Frei Professor of Genetics and Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Investigator
Karen H. Lu, M.D.
Professor of Gynecologic Oncology
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Investigator
Ursula A. Matulonis, M.D.
Director, Medical Gynecologic Oncology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Investigator
Funda Meric-Bernstam, M.D.
Professor, Department of Surgical Oncology
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Investigator
Andrea P. Myers, M.D., Ph.D.
Postdoctoral and Clinical Fellow
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Investigator
Pier Paolo Pandolfi, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Director
Beth Israel Deaconess Cancer Center

Investigator
Andrea L. Richardson, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pathology
Brigham & Women’s Hospital

Investigator
Neal Rosen, M.D., Ph.D.
Enid A. Haupt Chair in Medical Oncology
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Investigator
Chris Sander, Ph.D.
Chair, Computational Biology Center, Tri-Institutional Professor

Investigator
Robert Soslow, M.D.
Surgical Pathologist
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Investigator
Cheryl Lyn Walker, Ph.D.
Ruth and Walter Sterling Professor of Carcinogenesis
UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Investigator
Eric P. Winer, M.D.
Director, Breast Oncology Center
Chief, Division of Women’s Cancers
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

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Pancreatic Cancer Dream Team

Dream Team Leader
Craig B. Thompson, M.D.
President and CEO
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Dream Team Leader
Daniel D. Von Hoff, M.D.
Physician in Chief and Senior Investigator
Director, Clinical Translational Research Division
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Dream Team Principal
Chi Van Dang, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Departments of Medicine and Oncology
Johns Hopkins University

Dream Team Principal
Jeffrey A. Drebin, M.D., Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Surgery
University of Pennsylvania

Dream Team Principal
Joshua D. Rabinowitz, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry and Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics
Princeton University

Dream Team Principal
Geoffrey M .Wahl, Ph.D.
Professor
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Dream Team Principal
Geoffrey M .Wahl, Ph.D.
Professor
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Dream Team Principal
Geoffrey Wahl, Ph.D.
Professor
Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Dream Team Advocate
Barton A. Kamen, M.D., Ph.D.
Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Dream Team Advocate
Randall Katz
Patient Advocate

Dream Team Advocate
Howard Young
Patient Advocate

Investigator
Michael T. Barrett, Ph.D.
Investigator
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Investigator
Michael L. Bittner, Ph.D.
Co-Director and Senior Investigator, Computational Biology Division
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Investigator
Michael J. Demeure, M.D.
Director, Rare Tumors Center
Scottsdale Healthcare

Investigator
Chaitanya R. Divgi, M.D.
Professor of Radiology
Abramson Cancer Center of University of Pennsylvania

Senior Investigator
Ronald M. Evans, Ph.D.
Professor and March of Dimes Chair in Molecular and Development Biology
Salk Institute Cancer Center

Investigator
Manuel Hidalgo, M.D.
Chief Scientific Officer
Champions Biotechnology, Inc.

Investigator
Galen Hostetter, M.D.
Associate Investigator
Integrated Cancer Genomics Division
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Investigator
Ralph H. Hruban, M.D.
Professor, Pathology and Oncology
Johns Hopkins University

Senior Investigator
Tony Hunter, Ph.D.
Director
Salk Institute Cancer Center

Senior Investigator
Ramesh Ramanathan, M.D.
Medical Director
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Investigator
Kenneth W. Kinzler, Ph.D.
Professor Department of Oncology
Johns Hopkins Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center

Investigator
Hank Kung, Ph.D.
Professor of Radiology and Pharmacology
Department of Radiology
University of Pennsylvania

Investigator
Anirban Maitra, M.B.B.S.
Associate Professor of Pathology and Oncology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Investigator
Peter J. O’Dwyer, M.B.B.Ch., M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
University of Pennsylvania

Investigator
Raoul Tibes, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Hematological Malignancies Program
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Investigator
Jeffrey M. Trent, Ph.D.
President and Research Director
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Investigator
Victor E. Velculescu, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Oncology
Johns Hopkins Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center

Investigator
Glen J. Weiss, M.D.
Associate Clinical Investigator, Medical Oncology
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Investigator
David L. VanderJagt, Ph.D.
Associate Member, Women’s Cancer Program
Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
University of New Mexico Cancer Center

Investigator
Richard Posner, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Eugene Melamud, Ph.D.
Princeton University

Senior Staff Scientist
Michael Downes, Ph.D.
Senior Staff Scientist
Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Clinical Team Leader
Daniel Laheru, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medical Oncology
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Pathologist
Christine A. Iacobuzio-Donahue, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pathology and Oncology
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Histotechnologist
April Watanabe, B.S.
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Regulatory Affairs
Stephanie Buchholtz, M.S.
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Program Manager
Sandra Rosewell, MBA
Associate Director, Laboratory Research
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Bioinformatician
Ashish Choudhary, Ph.D.
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Biostatistician
Walbahv Tembe, Ph.D.
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Investigator
Richard Posner, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Monitoring Nurse
Lora Nordstrom, Ph.D., BSN, CCRC
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Jeff Nieves, Pharm.D.
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Clinical Coordinator
Liz Campbell, R.N.
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Clinical Manager
C. Rahjida Robinson
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Coordinator
Jennifer Byrne
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Project Manager
Susan McCall
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Senior Manager
Tara Monteleone
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Technician
Alex Robeson
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Flow Operator
Elizabeth Lenkiewicz

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CTC-Chip Dream Team

Dream Team Leader
Daniel A. Haber, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, MGH Cancer Center
Massachusetts General Hospital

Dream Team Co-Leader
Mehmet Toner, Ph.D.
Professor of Surgery
Massachusetts General Hospital

Dream Team Principal
Sangeeta N. Bhatia, M.D.
Professor of Health Sciences and Technology
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dream Team Principal
Roy S. Herbst, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief, Section of Thoracic Medical Oncology
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Dream Team Principal
Bruce E. Johnson, M.D.
Director, Thoracic Oncology Program
Dana-Farber / Partners CancerCare

Dream Team Principal
Mark G. Kris, M.D.
Chief, Thoracic Oncology Service
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Dream Team Advocate
Rebecca Douglass
Founder
Douglass Charitable Foundation

Dream Team Advocate
Jeane Ungerleider
Director of Psychological Services
Boston IVF

Investigator
James L. Abbruzzese, M.D.
Chairman, Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Investigator
Christopher G. Azzoli, M.D.
Assistant Member
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Investigator
Massimo Cristofanilli, M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Breast Medical Oncology
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Lead Investigator
Jeffrey A. Engelman, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Center for Thoracic Oncology
Massachusetts General Hospital

Investigator
Dianne Finkelstein, Ph.D.
Director of Biostatistics
Massachusetts General Hospital

Investigator
Martin Fleisher, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Clinical Laboratories
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Investigator
Charles S. Fuchs, M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Investigator
Judy E. Garber, M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Harvard Medical SchoolDana-Farber Cancer Institute

Investigator
William C. Hahn, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Investigator
John V. Heymach, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Thoracic/Head and Neck Medical Oncology
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Investigator
Steven J. Isakoff, M.D., Ph.D.
Instructor, Department of Medicine
Harvard Medical School

Investigator
Pasi A. Jänne, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Investigator
Edward S. Kim, M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Thoracic/Head and Neck Medical Oncology
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Investigator
Ian Elliott Krop, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Investigator Richard JaeBong Lee, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Massachusetts General Hospital

Investigator
J. Jack Lee, Ph.D., D.D.S.
Professor, Department of Biostatistics
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Investigator
Christopher J. Logothetis, M.D.
Chairman/Professor, Department of Genitourinary Medical Oncology
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Investigator
Ravi Kapur, Ph.D.
Entrepreneur in Residence
Massachusetts General Hospital

Investigator
Shyamala Maheswaran, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School

Investigator
Scott Manalis, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biological Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Investigator
Sunitha Nagrath, Ph.D.
Instructor in Surgery
Harvard Medical School

Investigator
Sridhar Ramaswamy, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital

Investigator
Paula D. Ryan, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Breast and Ovarian Cancer Genetics and Risk Assessment Program
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

Investigator
Ram Sasisekharan, Ph.D.
Underwood Prescott Professor of Biological Engineering and Health Sciences Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Investigator
Charles L. Sawyers M.D.
Chair, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Investigator
Howard I. Scher, M.D.
Chief, Genitourinary Oncology Service
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Investigator
Lecia V. Sequist, M.D.
Department of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Massachusetts General Hospital

Investigator
Matthew R. Smith, M.D., Ph.D.
Director of Research, Genitourinary Unit of Oncology
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

Investigator
Hai T. Tran, Pharm.D.
Assistant Professor
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Investigator
Ralph Weissleder, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Center for Systems Biology
Director for Molecular Imaging Research
Massachusetts General Hospital

Investigator
Ignacio I. Wistuba, M.D.
Professor, Department of Pathology
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

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Epigenetic Dream Team

Dream Team Leader
Stephen B. Baylin, M.D.
Deputy Director of Oncology and Medicine
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins University

Dream Team Co-Leader
Peter A. Jones, D.Sc., Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Urology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of Southern California

Dream Team Principal
Steven A. Belinsky, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist
Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute

Dream Team Principal
Nancy E. Davidson, M.D.
Director
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute and UPMC Cancer Centers

Dream Team Principal
Jean-Pierre Issa, M.D.
Co-Director
Center for Cancer Epigenetics
Institute of Basic Science Research
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Dream Team Advocate
Diana Chingos
M.F.A.Chairman
Survivor Advisory Council
University of Southern California/Norris Comprehensive Cancer

Dream Team Advocate
Lillie Shockney, R.N.
Administrative Director of Breast Cancer
Assistant Professor of Surgery and OB/GYN
Johns Hopkins University

Investigator
Nita Ahuja, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery and Oncology
Johns Hopkins UniversitySchool of Medicine

Senior Investigator
Malcolm V. Brock, M.D.
Associate Professor
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Senior Investigator
Adam M. Brufsky, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical Director
Women’s Cancer Center
Magee Women’s Hospital

Senior Investigator
Jonathan D. Buckley, Ph.D.
Professor of Research
Department of Preventive Medicine
University of Southern California

Senior Investigator
Edward Gabrielson, M.D.
Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Senior Investigator
James G. Herman, M.D.
Associate Professor of Oncology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Senior Investigator
Jaroslav Jelinek, M.D., Ph.D.
Instructor
Department of Leukemia -Research
University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Investigator
Rosalyn Juergens, M.D., MPH
Assistant Professor in Oncology
Johns Hopkins Kimmel Comp. Cancer Center

Senior Investigator
Peter W. Laird, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
University of Southern California/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

Investigator
Arjun Pennathur, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
University of Pittsburgh
Department of Thoracic/Foregut Surgery

Senior Investigator
Charles Rudin, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Johns Hopkins University
School of Medicine

Senior Investigator
Vered Stearns, M.D.
Associate Professor of Oncology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Senior Investigator
Jeff Tza-Huei Wang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, 
Mechanical & Biomedical Engineering Department
Whitaker Biomedical Engineering Institute
Johns Hopkins University

Senior Investigator
David Van Den Berg, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
University of Southern California
Keck School of Medicine

Senior Investigator
Allen S. Yang, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology
University of Southern California/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Breast Cancer Dream Team

Dream Team Leader
Joe W. Gray, Ph.D.
Division Director
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Dream Team Leader
Dennis J. Slamon, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief, Hematology/Oncology
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine

Dream Team Principal
Alan Ashworth, Ph.D.
Professor of Molecular Biology
Breakthrough Breast Cancer Research Centre
Institute of Cancer Research

Dream Team Principal
Joan S. Brugge, Ph.D.
Professor and Department Chair of the Department of Cell Biology
Harvard Medical School

Dream Team Principal
Arul M. Chinnaiyan, M.D., Ph.D.
Director of Pathology Research Informatics
Director of Cancer Bioinformatics
The Regents of the University of Michigan

Dream Team Principal
Gregory J. Hannon, Ph.D.
Professor
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Dream Team Principal
David Haussler, Ph.D.
Director of the UCSC Center for Biomolecular Science & Engineering
University of California, Santa Cruz

Dream Team Principal
V. Craig Jordan, D.Sc., Ph.D.
Scientific Director, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
Georgetown University Medical Center

Dream Team Principal
C. Kent Osborne, Ph.D.
Director, Baylor Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine

Dream Team Principal
Peter Sorger, Ph.D.
Professor of Systems Biology
Harvard Medical School

Dream Team Principal
Terence P. Speed, Ph.D.
Statistics and Program in Biostatistics
University of California, Berkeley

Dream Team Principal
Zena Werb, Ph.D.
Professor
University of California, San Francisco

Dream Team Principal
Max Wicha, M.D.
Director, University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center

Dream Team Advocate
Janice Barlow
Executive Director
Zero Breast Cancer

Dream Team Advocate
Cindy Geoghegan
Patient Advocate

Dream Team Advocate
Ellen Stoval
President
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS)

Dream Team Advocate
Fran M. Visco, Esq.
President
National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC)

Investigator
Jayanta Debnath, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology
University of California, San Francisco

Investigator and Clinical Co-Leader
Angela M. DeMichele, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Medicine and Epidemiology
University of Pennsylvania

Investigator
Stephen J. Elledge, Ph.D.
Gregor Mender Professor of Genetics
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School

Senior Scientist
Ping Fan, M.D. Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Georgetown University Medical Center

Investigator
Michael D. Johnson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

Investigator
Hasan Korkaya, Ph.D.
Research Investigator
University of Michigan Cancer Center

Investigator
Suling Liu, Ph.D.
Research Investigator
University of Michigan Cancer Center

Investigator
Pierre Neuvial, Ph.D.
Research Investigator
University of California, Berkeley

Investigator and Clinical Co-Leader
Hope S. Rugo, M.D.
Clinical Professor, Medicine
University of California, San Francisco Comprehensive Cancer Center

Investigator
Paul T. Spellman, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist/ Life Sciences Division
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Investigator
Joshua Stuart, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Biomolecular Engineering
University of California, Santa Cruz

Investigator
Dr. Laura J. van’t Veer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
University of California, San Francisco Comprehensive Cancer Center

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